Posted on behalf of Janelle Kasperski
You can learn by attending talks and events, watching Indigenous made documentaries and films, and/or reading from the many resources published in our thriving Indigenous literary community. Here are a few ways you can participate and learn this month:
UBC Office of Indigenous Education, National Indigenous Peoples Day Events: https://indigenous.educ.ubc.ca/news-and-events/
Vancouver is Awesome News Article: How to celebrate National Indigenous History Month on the North Shore and beyond
Learn about the lands you live, work and play on:
- Musqueam – A Living Culture
- Writing The Land – Short Documentary with Larry Grant
- Tsleil-Waututh: Our Story
- Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw/Squamish Peoples: History, Culture, Land
- National Film Board – Indigenous Cinema
- NFB Learning Channel: Indigenous Voices and Reconciliation
- UBC Indigenous Peoples Language Guide
Support Indigenous Owned Businesses!
- Sister Sage
- Massey books
- Strong Nations: Gifts, Books, Publishing
- Cedar Root Gallery
- S&K Collective
- Salmon and Bannock Bistro
- Bannock Indigenous Cuisine & Food Truck
- Westcoast Wildflowers
- Up the river baking (IG)
- Raven & Hummingbird Tea Co.
*More listings of Indigenous owned businesses are here at https://shopfirstnations.com/
Share others you know of in the comment section!!
Listen to Indigenous Artists/Musicians!
This is a great playlist that has so many different genres of music. Whether you’re interested in folk, country, alternative, rap, traditional – it’s all in there! Like and subscribe when you find artists you enjoy!